Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses Review

Tired of dull-colored, low-contrast sunnies? Your timing is just perfect for our product review of the Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses. Designed with the serious athlete in mind, these shades are meant to be an indispensable companion to cyclists, golfers, runners, and the like.

Celebrated for its sports-specific enhancement capabilities, the Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses are not your ordinary bad-ass looking shades that are just a pretty face—at least, that how Oakley wants us to view these sunnies. Let us walk you through its features and help you decide whether it truly is cut out for the job!

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Oakley Men's OO9211 Radar EV Pitch Shield Sunglasses Non-Polarized Iridium, Polished White/Prizm Field, 38 mm

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Features

Here’s what you get from the Oakley Men’s Radar EV Sunglasses:

  • O-Matter Frame

The Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses come with an impact-resistant frame of nylon-infused plastic that’s lightweight, durable, and heat- or cold-resistant. And since it is not a rigid type of plastic, the frame shapes better to the head.

  • Unobtanium Nose Pads and Ear Socks

Made of a hydrophilic material that absorbs water and that doesn’t become slippery when wet, the nose pads and ear socks of these sunnies help keep the shades in place as you get hot in the field or on the trail.

  • Taller Lens Design

For an extended view, the Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses come with a taller lens design that improves the upper peripheral vision.

  • Enhanced Ventilation System

With the port and channeling at the arms brought forward, the Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses boast of better ventilation and offers an anti-fog view.

  • Maximized Contrast and Enhanced Visibility

With the Prizm lenses technology, which is a product of years of color science research, the lenses are fine-tuned for specific environments. With controlled light transmission and maximized contrast, the Prizm lenses are designed for various sports.

The Prizm Field, for example, enhances the contrast between the ball and the background. It makes the ball stand out from the other colors typically found in a baseball field environment, particularly against the grass, dirt, and the sky. Then there’s the Prizm Road for cyclists that helps them spot subtle changes in road textures. On the other hand, there’s Prizm Trail for trail runners and cyclists that enhances reds and browns whether in the shade or bright light so that they can easily spot sand, rocks, roots, and other transitions.

Meanwhile, Prizm Golf works to improve depth perception for golfers, which are helpful in gauging distance and grass conditions. There are also Prizm lenses for shallow and deep-water watersports, shooting, and everyday use.

  • Non-Polarized Iridium Coating

These Oakley Men’s Radar EV Sunglasses are fitted with 100% UV protection lenses that make them especially great as sports sunglasses. They protect your eyes from extensive damage while engaging in outdoor sports. Unprotected eyes are exposed to harmful UVA and UVB rays that can cause cataract formation, macular degeneration, and sunburns on the cornea, among others.

  • Prescription-Ready or RX-able lenses

For optimal performance, the lenses of the Oakley Men’s Radar EV Shield Sunglasses can be custom-made to your prescription.

  • Carrying Case

These sunnies come with Oakley’s soft vault case.

Pros

  • Enhances sports performance by providing you just the right color contrast that you need
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear
  • Seems well-built and du